Compass Behavioral-Marksville to hold grand opening/opening house Thursday

Compass Behavioral Health Center of Marksville will hold a grand opening and open house from 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 12).

The geriatric psychiatric hospital is located at 137 Dr. Childress Drive, off Tunica Drive (La. Hwy 1), in Marksville.

It has 18 in-patient beds and five out-patient therapy areas. The construction of the center was announced last fall by Avoyelles Parish native and Compass Health founder/chairman Mark J. Cullen.

Compass Behavioral Center will offer safe and confidential mental health treatment close to home for Avoyelleans and those living in neighboring communities.

The Crowley-based Compass Health was founded in 1998 and now has 20 psychiatric centers in central and south Louisiana serving more than 9,000 patients annually.

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105 N Main St
Marksville, LA 71351
(318) 253-9247